What has been is what will be, And what has been done is what will be done, And there is nothing new under the sun.
And I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness.
He has made everything beautiful in its own time; also He has put eternity in their heart, yet so that man does not find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.
And while a man may prevail against the one, the two will withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.
For a dream comes through a multitude of travail, and a fool's voice through a multitude of words.
For who knows what is good for a man in life during the few days of his vain life, which he will spend as a shadow? For who can tell a man what will be after him under the sun?
Do not be quick in your spirit to become angry, For anger rests in the bosom of fools.
There is no man who has power over his breath to retain his breath, and no one has power over the day of death; and there is no discharge in the battle, nor will wickedness deliver its own master.
Let your garments always be white, and do not let oil be lacking on your head.
The words of a wise man's mouth are gracious, but the lips of a fool swallow him up.
In the morning sow your seed, and in the evening do not hold back your hands; for you do not know which will prosper, this one or that, or whether both alike will be good.
For God will bring every deed to judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil.